idiotype

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id·i·o·type

 (ĭd′ē-ə-tīp′)
n.
The complete set of idiotopes contained within the variable region of a particular immunoglobulin molecule and making up the molecule's antigen binding site.

id′i·o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.
id′i·o·ty′py (-tī′pē) n.

idiotype

(ˈɪdɪəʊˌtaɪp)
n
the unique part of an antibody
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